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NF presentation - Prognosis Overall morbidity and mortality...

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Diagnosis Lab Studies CBC, blood gas, cultures Biopsy Imaging CT scan Radiograph
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Treatment Antibiotics Dependent on type of bacteria Penicillin G, Vancomycin, clindamycin Debridement to amputation Hyperbaric oxygen chamber
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Complications Renal Failure Septic shock with cardiovascular collapse Scarring and disfigurement
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Unformatted text preview: Prognosis Overall morbidity and mortality is 70-80% Early medical intervention will improve odds of survival Prevention Keep all wounds clean Monitor all cuts and scrapes for pain that is out of proportion for the injury Get infections suspect of Strep evaluated...
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